The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones (2021) Snapshot

One ring to ruin them all We follow Ali, her fiancee Will and 4 of his oldest friends Rachel, Jack, Paige, and Noah, as they attend Ali and Will’s destination wedding in Portugal. Throughout the weekend, secrets will surface and threaten marriages and friendships. At the end of the trip, all of their lives willContinue reading “The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones (2021) Snapshot”

The Lucky Eight by Sheila Bugler (2021) Snapshot

They survived a plane crash, but at what price? Out of the 160 people who boarded the plane, only 8 survived the crash. Dubbed “The Lucky Eight” by the media, their lives were forever changed that day.  Each year, to honour the occasion and lives lost, the survivors meet on the anniversary of that fatidicalContinue reading “The Lucky Eight by Sheila Bugler (2021) Snapshot”

The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish (2021) Review

Careful who you sit next to Why I picked up the book:  Jaimie and Kit are commuter friends; they take the same ferry and sit next to each other every day. They chat and bond, so when Kit doesn’t show up one day, Jaimie thinks it’s strange but thinks nothing more of it. But whenContinue reading “The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish (2021) Review”

Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanan (2021) Snapshot

Intensively Dark We follow Ilmarsh detective Nichols and Forensic Veterinarian Cooper as they called in when a farmer finds the heads of sixteen horses buried on his property. Each head posed with a single eye facing the low winter sun. They soon discover a pathogen within the soil, and many of those at the crimeContinue reading “Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanan (2021) Snapshot”

A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson (2021) Review

Come see how I live Why I picked up the book:  Ivy is pretty lonely, vulnerable, and sad. All she wants is to belong and to be part of a family. Her prayers are answered when Kate mysteriously appears in her life, claiming to be her long-lost sister, and invites Ivy to come to stayContinue reading “A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson (2021) Review”

The Newcomer by Laura Elizabeth Woollett (2021) Review

Everyone deserves justice Why I picked up the book: Paulina is the titular newcomer on a small Australian island. After uprooting her whole life and moving to Fairfolk Island, Paulina has spent the past two days finding happiness and throwing it away. She was well known on the island for her antics and erratic behaviour,Continue reading “The Newcomer by Laura Elizabeth Woollett (2021) Review”

Just Married by Kiersten Modglin (2021) Snapshot

How well do you know your partner? Grace and Ryan have been married for six months and planned to go on their honeymoon for their first anniversary as money is tight! Out of the blue, Ryan surprises Grace with this Cabin in the woods he found and thought it’d be the perfect getaway for them.Continue reading “Just Married by Kiersten Modglin (2021) Snapshot”

The Hunted by Roz Nay (2021) Review

Hell in paradise Why I picked up the book: Stevie Erickson is looking for a fresh start. Losing her grandmother has turned her life upside down. When her boyfriend Jacob is offered a job on an island off the coast of Tanzania, she decides to go with him, despite her reservations.  They start their newContinue reading “The Hunted by Roz Nay (2021) Review”

The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz (2018) Snapshot

When alcohol goes straight to his head Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #2  Richard Pryce is a famous celebrity divorce lawyer with a respectful winning record who happens to be a teetotaler. When he is found murdered in his home, nothing makes sense: The last person to talk to them heard him say, “You shouldn’t beContinue reading “The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz (2018) Snapshot”

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware (2017) Review

Would you drop everything if a friends asked for help? Why I picked up the book: Kate, Thea, Fatima, and Isabel met on the train ride, taking them to their final year in Salten. Despite their different personalities, they became fast best friends. They indeed made life interesting by playing The Lying Game, a gameContinue reading “The Lying Game by Ruth Ware (2017) Review”